Knowing Poe: The Literature, Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe... In Baltimore and Beyond



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What's the story? Well, it depends on your point of view.

Ask any three people who have witnessed an accident — and they will probably tell you three different stories. The stories may be somewhat the same. However, each person would share how things looked from their point of view.

When authors write, they carefully choose the point of view from which they will tell a story. This activity is your chance to see how much of a difference it can make in a story.

You can choose to look at Poe’s short story “The Cask of Amontillado” through three different lenses.



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